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Department of History

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Why study history?

Because it’s our past, your future.

Courses for Nonmajors

The department offers courses that span time (from ancient to contemporary history) and space (North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa). Topical courses complement studies in the College and professional schools. Topical offerings include political, diplomatic, military, cultural, intellectual, environmental, urban, and business/economic, as well as the history of science. The department offers courses in social history, including the history of women and the family, African-American, and Native American history. History courses are cross-listed with a variety of departments and programs.

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